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Battles of The American Civil War

These battles made up the Civil War.

Timeline of the American Civil War
Follow the American Civil War, from its causes to its conclusion. Key people and events are highlighted along the way.

Civil War Maps
These maps of the Civil War are from The U.S. Military Academy, at West Point.

Civil War State Maps Showing Battle Sites
Pinpoint the sites of the famous battles with this helpful map.

Civil War Battles by State
Incredibly detailed maps make up this extremely helpful site. Doing a report on Gettysburg? This is the place to look.

Civil War Glossary
This glossary, with more than 100 entries, has descriptions of every major battle in the Civil War.

The Battle of Gettysburg
Find out more about this historic battle: the main players, the strategies, and the prelude and aftermath.

Gettysburg Map
This map shows great detail of the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most important battles of the Civil War.

Camp Life: Civil War Collections from Gettysburg
Learn firsthand how the Civil War soldiers lived in camp and on the road. This site is an excellent example of how primary sources can illustrate an idea.

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